Every other summer in Brussels, a small army of volunteers carefully places thousands of colorful begonias across the Grand Place to form a magnificent Flower Carpet. The city's central square (a UNESCO World Heritage site) has hosted the event since 1971. Each year, designers and landscapers come together to choose a theme and create an enormous template to be placed upon the cobblestones.
Posts by Madeleine Muzdakis
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Designer and illustrator Matt Stevens has designed for magazines and media companies, but his recent project titled Good Movies as Old Books is more personal. Stevens transformed one hundred of his favorite films into colorful and worn book covers—some complete with price tags, as if you could pick them up off the shelves of a used bookstore. Each reimagined paperback's title and author is represented by the movie's respective title and director.
Artists and authors often look to the Middle Ages for inspiration.
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